Adulthood in Japanese

The second Monday in January - an important date for the young people of Japan. This day is celebrated by those who this year marks 20 years - age under Japanese law.

With 20 years in Japan can be everything - to vote, to seek employment, to answer for their misdeeds before the Criminal Code, as well as smoking and drinking. The last point of celebrating youth sometimes very interested in, so that some have come down to a certain condition, brought home friends.

It is interesting that, although the majority in Japan - is the age of 20 years to marry young people may not yet reached adulthood: Japanese girls - in 16, and boys - in 18 years.


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